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d retreated to the Maryland side.--A volunteer who participated in the late engagement under Colonel Ashby furnishes us the subjoined account of that affair: "On the anniversary of Brown's raid, 16th of October, the gallant and brave Colonel T. Ashby, with about 300 cavalry and 700 militia, (infantry,) and two pieces of artillery, marched down the turnpike to what has been called Moler's hefence. Our two cannon fired several rounds at them, they answering our fire, when the daring Col. Ashby, with his officers and men — militia, infantry, and cavalry, made a gallant and hold charge aco cut off their retreat to the ferry, but were disappointed. They were on their retreat, with Col. Ashby's column after them, when our cavalry ordered a charge, and such a shout went up! Away they d balls passing us with a most singular sound — music that I never heard before. Near by was Colonel Ashby's artillery, with the infantry in Strider's field, both sides firing constantly. After one
ation. The late fight near Harper's Ferry. A correspondent of the Lynchburg Republican, writing under date of "Front Royal, Oct. 18th," says: Col. Ashby attacked the Federal troops about a mile and a half south of Harper's Ferry yesterday, and drove them back to Bolivar, where the fight continued for three hours and a half. Ashby had a portion of four companies of the McDonald cavalry, and about three hundred and fifty militia — making a force of five hundred and fifty men. The Yankees were forced to retire beyond the river. Col. Ashby lost one man (militia) killed, and eight or nine slightly wounded. A 24-pound cannon, after it had beeCol. Ashby lost one man (militia) killed, and eight or nine slightly wounded. A 24-pound cannon, after it had been spiked and the carriage broken, fell into the hands of the enemy. The Federal force was estimated at fifteen hundred men, aided by a portion of Doubleday's battery. They lost two hundred in killed and wounded and twelve taken prisoners. The victory was complete, notwithstanding the Federals forced women and children to come in